The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Istalcurus (Ἰσταλκοῦρος, Istalkouros). The father of Uthia and a descendant of Bigvai (1 Esdras 8:40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Istalcurus (Person)
ISTALCURUS (PERSON) [Gk Istalkouros (Ἰσταλκουρος)]. A descendant of Bigvai whose son Uthai returned with Ezra to Jerusalem from Babylon (1 Esdr 8:40). In Ezra 8:14, ZACCUR occurs in the place of Istalcurus, and both Uthai and Zaccur are listed as brothers. Swaim (IDB 2: 771) suggests that “Uthai the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Istalcurus is-täl̈koo̅r-əs [Gk. Istalkouros]. A name in 1 Esd. 8:40 corresponding to Zaccur in Ezr. 8:14. LXX B has Istakalkos.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ISTALCURUS<is-tal-ku’-rus> ([ Ἰσταλκου̂ρος, Istalkouros]): 1 Esdras 8:40, corresponding to Zabbud in Ezr 8:14. In Swete’s text the name is [Istakalkos].
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Istalcurus is’tuhl-kyoor’uhs (Ισταλκουρος). Descendant of Bigvai and father of Uthai, who was among those who returned from the exile (1 Esd. 8:40). It is possible, however, that “Uthai the son of Istalcurus” is a corruption of “Uthai and Zaccur” in the parallel passage (Ezra 8:14).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
ISTALCURUS, is-tal-kūʹrus (Ἰσταλκοῦρος, Istalkoúros): 1 Esd 8:40, corresponding to Zabbud in Ezr 8:14. In Swete’s text the name is Istakalkos.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ISTALCURUS is´tuhl-kyoor´uhs [Ἰσταλκοῦρος Istalkouros]. A descendant of BIGVAI and the father of Uthai, a leader who returned to Jerusalem with Ezra after the exile (1 Esd 8:40). The corresponding list in Ezra 8:41 mentions “Uthai and ZACCUR” (rather than “Uthai son of Istalcurus”). The Vulgate lists